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Kevin P McAuliffe

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Toronto, Ontario based television editor. Expert in Avid's Media Composer, Final Cut Studio 3 & X, Adobe's After Effects CS6 & Apple's Motion 5
Member Since:
January 15th 2008
74 Posts
Location:
Toronto, Canada
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TUTORIAL - Media Composer 101 - Advanced - Editing Music Videos Part 1
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 months ago
Hey Fellow CC readers, You might remember my Learn Media Composer tutorial series here on the COW. Well, it's morphed into Media Composer 101 and there are now over 20 free tutorials that cover versio
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 93: Add Logos to Credit Crawls
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 93: Add Logos to Credit Crawls by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:09:56) -- 09 29 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you how to add logos to your title crawls, by introduci
Podcast: Learn Media Composer: Michael Bay Film Look Part 1
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer: Michael Bay Film Look Part 1 by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:14:13) -- 09 17 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows all the Symphony editors out there how to create a Michael Bay
Resources for Avid Media Composer plugins
by Adam White 2 years ago
As a recent FCP switcher, I'm looking for good resources to obtain usable plug-ins for Avid Media Composer. I am by no means into excessive use of plugins or transitions, in fact - I hate it! That bei
Re: Resources for Avid Media Composer plugins
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Hey Glenn, Unfortunately the Profound plug-in you're talking about is 32-bit only, and MC is now 64-bit. You would have received your license information and download instructions for Avid FX when you
Avid Symphony Exception NEMW Writer Unknown Stream Status
by fred garcia 2 years ago
Hello All, Trying to media manage some projects by creating .aaf files. During the process I get an "Exception NEMW Writer Unknown Stream Status". I've tried different projects and set different drive
Re: Avid Symphony Exception NEMW Writer Unknown Stream Status
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Hey Fred, First, update to 6.0.4, a free update, and see if that solves the problem. If not, we'll troubleshoot from there. Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Leader kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kp
Apply AudioSuite effect to multiple clips at once
by Keaton Douglas 2 years ago
Simple question: Is there a way to apply an AudioSuite effect to multiple clips at once, or do I need to apply the effect to each clip individually one-by-one Thank you, K
Re: Apply AudioSuite effect to multiple clips at once
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Apply it to your first clip, then mark an in to out range, then in the AudioSuite Window, in the "hamburger" drop down, select "Set Audiosuite Plug-in In Out", and you should be good to go. Kevin P Mc
Ouch!!! -Video out stopped working
by Nick Griffin 2 years ago
I was jumping back and forth between MC 6.5 and AfterEffects CS6 this morning and while in AE with MC still open in the background I got some kind of error message about a hardware conflict (I believe
Re: Ouch!!! -Video out stopped working
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Glad it worked out! Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Leader kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kpmcauliffe
Need assistance and advice finding Windows machine for AVID
by john carboni 2 years ago
We are moving to AVID from Final Cut. The qualified computer list on AVID's site is over a year old. I don't think it will be hard to build or spec out a machine that has the power to edit video, but
Re: Need assistance and advice finding Windows machine for AVID
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Hey John, I believe this is what you are looking for: http: avid.force.com pkb articles en_US Compatibility en422411 It contains a list of all supported MC7 configurations, and you should be able to p
Avid won't import .mov
by Daniel Blaalid 2 years ago
Hey The .mov files have the AVdn codec, but when I'm trying to import them to Avid I get this error message: "Invalid file name". If I try to drag them directly into the bin, nothing happens. Any clue
Re: Avid won't import .mov
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Try AMA Linking to them, and see if that works. Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Leader kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kpmcauliffe
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 92: FrameFlex
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 92: FrameFlex by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:14:01) -- 08 31 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe takes a look at the new FrameFlex feature inside of Media Composer 7.
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 91: Transfer Modes
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 91: Transfer Modes by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:17:04) -- 08 30 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about Transfer Modes, or Blend Modes as they are more commonly know
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 90: Intro to Audio Effects
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 90: Intro to Audio Effects by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:16:31) -- 08 11 2013 Kevin P McAuliffe introduces the Audio EQ tool, as well as the Audio Suite Plug-ins. These great to
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 89: Consolidating & Transcoding
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 89: Consolidating & Transcoding by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:13:13) -- 08 11 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows off a new feature inside of Media Composer 7, and that
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 88: Creating Video Walls Part 4
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 88: Creating Video Walls Part 4 by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:15:49) -- 07 24 2013 In his final look at creating video walls, Kevin P McAuliffe talks to Mac users, specifically
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 87: Creating Video Walls Part 3
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 87: Creating Video Walls Part 3 by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:18:44) -- 07 24 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe looks at creating a video wall inside of Adobe's After Effec
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 86: Creating Video Walls Part 2
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 86: Creating Video Walls Part 2 by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:16:48) -- 07 22 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe looks at creating a video wall solely within the Media Compo
Podcast: Learn Media Composer Lesson 85: Creating Video Walls Part 1
by Kevin P McAuliffe 2 years ago
Learn Media Composer Lesson 85: Creating Video Walls Part 1 by Kevin P McAuliffe (00:16:35) -- 07 22 2013 In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe shows you why you don't always need to go to a compositing a
Need to make Color Correction look Amazing!
by Amr Elshamy 4 years ago
I shoot a video and I'm now finish the editing and the time for Color Correction !! but i need to look amazing Colors I used plug ins called Looks, Mojo, etc, but the color not look amazing so i uploa
Re: Need to make Color Correction look Amazing!
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Mark, Even the best colorists in the world don't do CC on the fly. It's normally a shot by shot, long and painstaking task to get the color or grade exactly the way the director wants. If I have a
Clever, Clever Apple - FCP 7 and FCP X can't actually co-exist
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
I'm sure someone has already mentioned this here, but here's a smart (AKA - dumb) move on Apple's part. Has anyone here tried to re-install FCP 7, after FCP X has been installed That's the catch....yo
Re: Clever, Clever Apple - FCP 7 and FCP X can't actually co-exist
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey John, I thought about that, but the big question is, are we sure that the only thing that moved when installing FCP X, was the application packages For all we know, there could have been other fil
Question re 64 vs 32 bit performance with Lion...
by Eli Hollander 4 years ago
I am puzzled. My timeline (project) plays more smoothly and with less dropped frames and sync problems when I am in 32 bit rather than 64 bit mode. I am using an iMac i5 with 4GB of memory. Is the abo
Re: Question re 64 vs 32 bit performance with Lion...
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Eli, Looks like we're in the same boat. I noticed a performance enhancement by switching from SL to Lion, but no 32 vs 64-bit differences. Maybe it's coming in one of Apple's upcoming....."updates
FCP 7 and X play well together on the same disk?
by Craig Sawchuk 4 years ago
Has anyone had issues with FCP 7 and X playing nicely together when loaded on the same boot drive, or don't they co-exist Craig
Re: FCP 7 and X play well together on the same disk?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
No problems. You're good to go. Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Trainer kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kpmcauliffe
FCP X 3D or not 3D that is the question
by Brendan Gibbons 4 years ago
FCP X generator preset enabling you to add some faux 3D text to your project. FCP X BG 3D or not 3D that is the question This is only some fake 3d text, so don't get too excited ;) It has the followin
Re: FCP X 3D or not 3D that is the question
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Brendan, Great trick from the Motion 4 days. Love it! Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Trainer kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kpmcauliffe
Command "I" is just plain WRONG....
by David Battistella 4 years ago
So I wrote apple this feedback request: Copy paste this text and send it as prodeuct feedback if you agree with me. ____________________________________________________________________________________
Re: Command "I" is just plain WRONG....
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Dave, The complete dork is the one at Apple that put importing to "CMD+SHFT+I" as the default to begin with. LOL. Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Trainer kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kpmcaul
How is this effect called and done ?
by adrian dun 4 years ago
Hi community, to start off Iam still a beginner so please bare with me. Now my question : I just watched the introscene of the Lincoln Lawyer, a new Hollywood movie. The effect consists of the followi
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adrian dun liked this 4 years ago
Re: How is this effect called and done ?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Adrian, Here's something I threw together in 5 minutes that should get you moving on the right track. Hope it helps. 2579_masking.motn.zip Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Trainer kevinpmcauliffe@gm
File: Motion Project - The Lincoln Lawyer
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
motn file The File for a poster http: f1.creativecow.net 2579 2579
Re: Motion Project - The Lincoln Lawyer
by brian watatua 3 years ago
Do you have this file for Motion 4
LOL - Has anyone noticed that Broadcast Safe doesn't work?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Community, Doing some work for my upcoming webinar (shameless plug) over at Film Making Webinars, and was setting up some color correction effects, and figured, since I do CC on an hourly basis, I
Re: LOL - Has anyone noticed that Broadcast Safe doesn't work?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Nick, I'm assuming that you're talking about applying the effect to footage that you shot, and not footage that you've done color correction on, which makes the effect completely pointless. Kevin
FCP X Hangs on launch at "loading compressor support" screen - ideas?
by Scott Bellefeuille 4 years ago
Something got horked and all of the sudden FCP X is hanging on launch for me. It gets stuck on the splash screen at "loading compressor support." It seems that I can still navigate around some of the
Re: FCP X Hangs on launch at "loading compressor support" screen - ideas?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Scott, First question in troubleshooting. What was the last thing you did before you started getting this problem Secondly, did you try running ONYX on your system. Here's the link: http: www.tita
Who's opinion matters to you?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Who's opinion on FCPX has mattered to you the most, or for that matter, who's opinion do you want to hear Kevin P McAuliffe Creative COW Trainer kevinpmcauliffe@gmail.com Twitter: @kpmcauliffe
Re: Who's opinion matters to you?
by Scott Sheriff 4 years ago
Matt Callac "but if you don't want to buy it...you don't have to..." True dat. But the circle is now complete Obi-Wan. My original point was in response to Liam, who was rather dismissive of other pe
about PCP X PROXY?
by Osmany Tellez 4 years ago
Hello. I have a question (i'm researching on it too) but I wanted to ask people with experience for any feedback on this. Never used proxy before..had a macpro with plenty of HD space...now moved to a
Re: about PCP X PROXY?
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Osmany, I've been cutting compressed HD for years (about 4 now) on my external Lacie 2TB FW800 drives with no issues whatsoever. Stay away from Proxies, unless you are getting into really large fr
Trying to edit and...
by Russell Lasson 4 years ago
I've been trying to do some editing and... - I can't figure out how to select all the clips from a certain point in the timeline forward. In FCP7, just hit "T". In FCPX, if I want to scoot everything
Re: Trying to edit and...
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Russell, The easiest way to get the duration of a clip or in out duration, is to either select the clip or select the region of the clip you want to know the length, and simply double on the timec
Cross Dissolve problem!
by Taron Ghazaryan 4 years ago
Im trying to apply a cross dissolve on the second layer of video (it's not called a track anymore donno what to call it) and for some reason I cant do it! Whether on a cut or the end of a clip, I can'
Re: Cross Dissolve problem!
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Taron, O.K., let's start with the video. In this case, you're right, the Dissolve won't apply for some unknown reason. In that case, just keyframe it. I just did a quick tip on keyframing in FCPX.
It's your COW, What do you want/need to know/see in FCPX
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
Hey Community, I'm hard at work producing tutorials on FCPX for the faithful herd, and I thought I should ask the most important question. What do you, the community, want to see If you haven't picked
Re: It's your COW, What do you want/need to know/see in FCPX
by David Hiller 4 years ago
How do I import all my P2 and XDCam footage into FCPX
Compressor 4 and h.264
by Parke Gregg 4 years ago
Has anyone had a chance to see if Apple has upgraded improved its h.264 encoder in the new Compressor 4 -Parke -------Stuck On On-------- Audio and Video Post Production
Re: Compressor 4 and h.264
by Kevin P McAuliffe 4 years ago
I'll be honest. I was an AME hater. In CS4 it was clunky and slow. In CS5.5, on my 4 year old iMac, it rocks. Super fast, excellent looking encodes. When I produce my tutorials for the COW, and other


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